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Sue and Settle: Regulating Behind Closed Doors

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    Recent Notices of Intent to Sue on EPA's Website

    7/8/2015 CAA, State of North Carolina
    Failure to Approve or Disapprove North Carolina's PM 2.5 State Implementation Submittal, dated September 5, 2013, pursuant to Clean Air Act Section 110(k).
    6/17/2015 CWA, State of Maine
    60-day NOI from State of Maine to sue EPA over failure to approve WQS in Indian country within the State where EPA had previously approved such WQS in State waters.
    6/11/2015 CAA, Preserve Pepe'keo Health and Environment
    Failure to take timely action regarding petition to object to the Hu Honua Bioenergy, LLC ("Hu Honua") Title V operating permit.
    6/1/2015 CAA, Sierra Club
    For failure to take action on 2008 Ozone SIPs and related FIP commitments.
    5/28/2015 CAA, State of Nevada Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources
    Failure to Act on Nevada's 2008 Ozone NAAQS State Implementation Plan Submission as Required by 42 U.S.C. Sec. 7410(k)(2).
    5/28/2015 CAA, State of Louisiana and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
    For failure to Designate Areas of Attainment or Non-Attainment for the Sulfur Dioxide NAAQS.
    For a full list of EPA's Notices of Intent to Sue, visit http://www.epa.gov/ogc/noi.html

    Interactive List of All Sue & Settle Cases

    Also see this alternate table, which lists court cases resolved by agency action in response to legal challenges.


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